List of companies of Dominica

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Location of Dominica

Dominica is a sovereign island country.[1] The capital, Roseau, is located on the leeward side of the island. The population was 72,301 at the 2014 census.

Bananas and other agriculture dominate Dominica's economy, and nearly one-third of the labour force works in agriculture. This sector, however, is highly vulnerable to weather conditions and to external events affecting commodity prices. In 2007, Hurricane Dean caused significant damage to the agricultural sector as well as the country's infrastructure, especially roads. In response to reduced European Union (EU) banana trade preferences, the government has diversified the agricultural sector by promoting the production of coffee, patchouli, aloe vera, cut flowers, and exotic fruits such as mango, guava, and papaya.

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

     Active firms
     State-owned firms
     Defunct firms

Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
National Bank of Dominica Financials Banks Roseau 1976 Commercial bank
Swiss Mutual Fund Financials Financial services Roseau 1948 Defunct 2007
The Chronicle (Dominica) Consumer services Media Roseau 1909 Daily newspaper

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